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Normalized Impact of Universities (I)

We, at Scimago Lab, include the Normalized Impact indicator in every ranking SIR we build, both in world and iberoamerican series. This indicator can be seen as a substitute to the overused Impact Factor as it conveniently captures the scientific impact of institutions and corrects the biases generated when heterogeneous outputs –such as those coming […]

World’s Top 100 Companies by Scientific Knowledge Output, a Scientometric Characterization (SCOPUS 2003-2010)

To date we have been posting brief scientometric tables of universities and national research agencies. to expand our analysis, the current post is devoted to Private Companies as scientific agents, so we´ll lead the spotlight to the World’s Major Companies and their research performance outputs. We are going to consider the Top 100 scientific producers […]

The largest National Bodies for Research in the world: some performance indicators (2003-2010)

Download the report Last year we published a series of posts characterizing, through scientometrics methods, the research activity carried outin some of the major National Bodies for Reserach from Europe. Specifically, the series comprised the Cosiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche CNR (Italy), the Max Planck Society (Germany), and the Spanish Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. With […]

Universities by country among the Top 100 by research field based on SCOPUS and SCIMAGO

For this post, we have elaborated rankings of universities based on the output they have in each of the major scientific fields. Then we took the Top 100 in each field and saw them by countries. The result is the following table where each row represents a country and each cell shows how many institutions that […]

Forecasting exercise: How World Scientific Output will be in 2018

According to how nations’ scientific output have increased during the period 2003-2010 (top 50), we propose the following forecasting exercise (PDF), we will use this data to obtain a prediction not necessarily realistic, but anyhow suggestive, of the scientific output scenario for 2018. Growth rate (percentage) and Total Output by country during the period 2003-2010 […]

Science Indicators of Spanish HEIs 2006-2010

Download the report [English] Felix de Moya Anegon. This post is devoted to characterize the research activity carried out at Spanish Higher Education Institutions over the period 2006-2010. The following table (in PDF format) shows scientometric indicators of research output, international collaboration, normalized impact, % Output in 1st quartile journals according to the Scimago Journal […]

Performance Indicators of Italian CNR Institutes

Download the report [English] Descargar el informe [Español] Felix de Moya Anegon. This is the third post in our series on performance indicators of government organizations and leading national scientific institutions (National Research Councils and Science Academies). After the analysis of Spanish CSIC and German Max Planck Society we now focus on the Italian Cosiglio […]

Performance Indicators of German Max Planck Institutes

Download the report [English] Descargar el informe [Español] Felix de Moya Anegon. In the previous post on Performance Indicators of Spanish CSIC Research Institutes, we started up a series of posts intended to characterize, through scientometric methods, the research activity carried out at the large government organizations and leading national scientific institutions (National Research Councils […]

Performance Indicators of Spanish CSIC Research Institutes

Felix de Moya Anegon. The major European national research councils –Max Plank Society from Germany, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) from France, Italian’s Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) or Spanish’s Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)– and science academies from Eastern Europe countries and Asia including China, Russia (Russian only) or Ucrania have […]

Institutional Collaboration in Global Science

Felix de Moya Anegon. Nowadays, georeferenced maps of science are becoming widely used in a number of ways in Research Analysis and Evaluation because of their ability to represent context information; see for instance Beauchesne’s captivating images in his post on Maps of scientific collaboration between researchers or Bornmann & Waltman’s geographical density maps. There […]

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